Software list

Special software in the Libraries


Note that not all locations have all of the software below. We recommend that you call ahead for assistance locating software.

  • Walter Library, basement, Toaster Innovation Hub. (612) 624-3366
  • Wilson Library basement level, SMART Learning Commons. (612) 626-8262
  • Magrath Library, Ground floor. (612) 624-2233
  • Health Sciences Library, 5th floor. (612) 626-4045


If you would like assistance with how to use the specialized software in the Libraries, let us know! We have online consultation appointments available with librarians and functional specialists.

Video production

  • iMovie
  • Final Cut Pro X with Motion 5 and Compressor 4 (Walter and Wilson Libraries only)
  • Adobe CC Premiere Pro
  • Adobe CC After Effects
  • Screenflow (for screen capture)
  • Adobe CC Media Encoder

Audio production

  • Audacity
  • Adobe CC Audition
  • GarageBand

Graphic design and animation

  • Adobe Creative Cloud
    • Illustrator
    • Photoshop
    • InDesign
    • Flash Builder
    • Animate
    • Lightroom

3D modeling

  • Blender
  • Meshmixer
  • Sculptris

GIS data & statistical software

  • SPSS
  • R Studio
  • ArcGIS Desktop (Health Sciences Library only)
  • JMP (Health Sciences Library only)
  • NVivo (Health Sciences Library only)
  • Open Refine (Health Sciences Library only)
  • R (Health Sciences Library only)
  • SAS (Health Sciences Library only)
  • Tableau Public (Health Sciences Library only)


  • Antidote (French language software) (Walter Library only)
  • ChemBioDraw (Walter Library only)
  • Adobe CC Acrobat Professional
  • Scanning software
  • Disc burning software